What Can Australia Learn from Sweden about Prefabrication?
There is nothing outwardly special about the Hammer Band apartment complex in the southern Stockholm (Sweden) suburb of Bandhegan.
Lawnmowers Next to the Cheese: Australia’s Big Box Boom
They are the roadside megastores that have muscled in on Australia’s retail market with affordable appliances, homeware goods, and produce.
Australia Must Break Through Prefabrication Barriers
Ask many Aussies about prefabricated homes and they will conjure up images about substandard stock from the 80s or 90s noted for its lack of character.
Funding Issues with Prefabricated and Modular Housing
Prefab housing could help to solve Australia's housing crisis, but before that can be done, the funding model needs to change.
Sweden’s Advanced Prefabricated Construction Industry
Sweden is the leading exponent of panelised building systems, with around 80 per cent of its housing incorporating elements prefabricated in factories to reap the construction...
Can Prefab Housing Improve Housing Affordability?
Cities worldwide are booming as people migrate in search of better job opportunities and education. That creates strong demand for housing, and in many popular cities,...
Behind Australia’s First Modular Construction Code
Around much of Australia, sentiment appears to be growing that traditional fabrication performed on site is not the way of the future and that much of...
How Will Prefab Affect Employment Opportunities in Queensland?
We have all heard talk of prefabrication being the next big thing to revolutionise the construction industry in the next 20 to 30 years.
Pre-fab Firm ABT Put into Liquidation
Promising firm ABT Construction has been put into liquidation by transport firm Multi-Trans over unpaid bills amid reports of frictions within its management team.